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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Engine issue

My 8BA was experiencing the same "cutting-out" at higher rpms and I replaced the vacuum advance canister. It ran great after that!

Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Brake light stays on when park brake is engaged

I had the same problem on my '32 5W. After adjusting the brake pedal rod or the emergency brake rod the problem went away. Good luck, Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: How common a practice is this?.

A lot of Classic Car dealers will install 8V batteries to make certain the car would crank and start quicker. I purchased a real nice '40 Ford Conv. several years ago from a dealer and it had an 8V...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 32 running boards

A picture is worth a thousand words!

Pat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: A thank you from Pat Mcfarlanes wife

Charlie....Thanks for sharing! Margaret is a very classy lady! Both will be in our prayers.

Pat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: headlight bar help

bmita.....I'll be at Chubby's Pizza in Blanchester tomorrow evening (cruise in) if it isn't raining. Look me up! I'll be driving my '32 Ford Sedan with a dropped headlight bar. You can measure it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

I found this picture of Pat, myself, and Mark Moriarty that was taken in Auburn, IN in August of 2015. You'll notice his roadster in the background. What great guys they are (Pat M. & Mark).
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Pat was a dear friend. He was always ready to help you. His '32 Model B roadster is currently listed on ebay. Always looked forward to visiting with him at the National Meets and Hershey each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Springfield, OH Swap Meet Is A "GO"!!

The "Cars & Parts" Swap Meet originally scheduled for this past spring in Springfield, OH is now a "GO" for this next weekend! :eek:

See this link for info: http://www.ohioswapmeet.com/

Have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Springfield, OH Swap Meet Is A "GO"!!

The Springfield, OH swap meet originally scheduled for this past May is now going to happen this weekend! :)

Here is the link to their website: http://www.ohioswapmeet.com/

Have Fun & Stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Drive you V8 Day, how many would be intereted

Ohio Region 141 celebrated our 25th Anniversary by having a carry-in picnic at a member's house in Troy, OH. I believe we had 12 or so V8s there and about 45 members. Some wore masks and some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

I use a "momentary" toggle switch to activate my Airtex E8902 pump. Just hold the switch in the "on" position until the engine starts...then release the switch and it will automatically switch to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

Sorry for your loss!

I have had good success with ebay. First I listed on the "free" sites such as here on the 'Barn, Early Ford V-8 Club site, and club newsletters. I sold a 2004 Corvette last...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 32 intake to Stromberg carburetor adapter?

I believe you are going to find that the spacing of the two (2) studs on the original '32 intake are different than the spacing on the adapters. I checked with Secrets of Speed about their adapter a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Memorial day, 2020

Thanks Marcus! A great reminder...

“Hymn To The Fallen” by John Williams


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,874
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Garage Hoist

Roxo..That's funny right there! :D

My Backyard Buddy came in two heights...I chose the taller one. Plenty of room for me. I'm right at 6' tall.

I really enjoy waxing/polishing my vehicles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Tapping sound when Clutch pedal engaged

Gerry, I had a similar situation occur with my '32 Model B. When depressing the clutch pedal all the way to the floor, it would "tap-tap" and go away when the clutch pedal was released about an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,874
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Garage Hoist

Roxo....Read posts #29 & #35.

Stay Safe!
Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,874
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Garage Hoist

I understand that The Backyard Buddy Company has been sold. The new owner is Steel Valley Lifts. https://steelvalleylifts.com/

Here is another website that explains the sale: ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,874
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Garage Hoist

I have the Backyard Buddy 4-post lift in my garage. Have had it over 15 years with no problems. Great for oil changes, brake work, exhaust work, I even used it while replacing the rearend in my '40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,927
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: I guess its time ???

Jim, Thanks for all your help over the years! Praying all goes well for your up-coming heart procedure. You deserve a long rest now. Take care of yourself!

Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: VIN Number

I have a buddy at my local GM dealership (salesman) that gives me an out-of-state transfer paper without even seeing the car. I'm in Ohio also. I think it cost me $15 for the paperwork. I take it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,426
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: The tree at Bubbas

Love it! Merry Christmas to you and yours as well! I'm so glad that you are feeling better these days! God's speed Bubba!

Pat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,198
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Building Some 1932'S - Come Along for the Ride

I wonder what "mommy" would say if those cushions behind you disappeared for a little while! Good luck, Pat
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